Walter (Wally) Gilbert
Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Walter (Wally) Gilbert is a renowned scientist who won the Nobel Prize for
Chemistry in 1980 for developing DNA sequencing technology. Since 1985, he
has held professorships at Harvard University in the Departments of Physics,
Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Biology, and now in the Department of Molecular
and Cellular Biology (formerly Cellular and Developmental Biology). Gilbert
received his PhD in mathematics from Cambridge University in 1957, a master's
in physics in 1954, and a BA in chemistry and physics in 1953 from Harvard
University. His current research interests include molecular evolution and
intron/exon gene structure.

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